Mark van der Gronden (Eindhoven, 1975) graduated from the Design Academy in Eindhoven in 2002 and founded his own studio in that same year. He surprises with his creative process and the materials he uses in his works. For him design is about the making of the product, about emphasizing on the possibilities of the applied materials in the design.
Heavy Duty table ware
Mark van der Gronden designed The Crates Series as a simple design concept: a steel frame containing colored used crates. The steel structure, the plastic crates drawers
The beauty of heavy tools is assembled from bits and pieces of metal plumbing, which makes a coffeepot or teapot indestructible and eternal."